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Mrs. Garcia from New York NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help My Students Get Four Stars On The Math Exams!

Help me give my students a hands-on approach to learning difficult math skills.

  • $259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My classroom is one of self-esteem, discovery, thinking outside of the box, and reaching beyond what anyone thought was possible for my students. I have a fifth grade inclusion class in a low-income, high poverty neighborhood.

Half of my students have some form of learning disability but, I don't see that.

Each and every one of my students has the ability, and desire, to reach for more. For some of them, school is the most stable environment they have, with the adults as their "parents". I strive to provide not just a classroom with multiple learning paths, but a family setting in which they feel safe, loved, and wanted.

My Project

Even though only eight of my students have learning disabilities, all of my students need/deserve to work with hands on manipulatives. When math is taught with manipulatives, and the students are able to construct and deconstruct their math concepts, they gain more knowledge. Due to our school is​ a Title One school, we do not have extra funds to supply each student with their own set of manipulatives.

When teaching any math skill, especially fractions, having a tool such as cuisinaire rods will help each student to visually compare equivalent fractions.

Having the students to be able to visually, and physically, work the fractions will enable all students to learn at the next level.

Mrs. Garcia
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BF191X - Hands-On Fraction Tiles - 10 Sets • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
Learning Resources Cuisenaire Rods Multi-Pack: Plastic Rods, 6 Sets of 74 • Amazon Business $47.56 1 $47.56
PP866 - Comparing Fractions Flip Books - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$187.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$219.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.80

Total project goal

$258.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$258.66

2 Donors

-$254.25

Donations toward project cost

-$219.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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